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Ineos shuts down Canadian unit for maintenance after chemical leak

INEOS confirmed in a statement that it had shut down the Sarnia plant for maintenance and to address an unspecified mechanical issue and did not address the extent or cause of the chemical release.

Hot or not: The future of thermal management

PPG Protective & Marine Coatings: Rakers, N.

Effective and efficient insulation solutions remain paramount for the chemical process, oil and gas, and petrochemical sectors.

Enhance ethylene cracker radiant tube integrity through innovative robotic inspection

CastNewX Technology Co. Ltd.: Zhang, M.

The ethylene cracker plays a crucial role in the petrochemical industry, producing more than 200 MMtpy of ethylene globally, which is the major building block for plastics, synthetic rubber, lubricants and various chemicals.

Maintenance keeps refineries and petrochemical plants healthy

Engineering Consultant: Khanna, V.

The maintenance of industrial chemical plants is essential to protect and restore equipment, circuits and systems to enhance their function and provide efficient operations.

Optimization for the trigeneration of industrial waste

University of Nottingham Malaysia, Center for Green Technologies: Chua, X. Y.  |  Foo, D.C.Y.  |  Ramanath, T.

Many corporations are moving toward sustainable operations for their processes. One alternative pathway to reduce fossil fuels consumption in a processing plant is through harvesting waste heat from industrial waste through combined heat and power (CHP), or what is commonly known as cogeneration or polygeneration.

Artificial intelligence for engineering a better tomorrow—Part 1

TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd.: Sakthivel, S.

Artificial intelligence (AI) in engineering a better tomorrow refers to the concept of utilizing AI technologies to enhance and innovate the field of engineering. This concept includes the integration of AI into various engineering disciplines to improve efficiency, accuracy and innovation.

Create business value with human-centric digital transformation

Seeq: Bowling, M.

In today’s turbulent global geopolitical and economic landscape, key decision makers at industrial manufacturing organizations are exercising caution when considering new spending. However, despite this moderation, company shareholders expect ever-increasing returns.

The concern of CO emissions

Fluor: Chaudhuri, D.  |  Gupta, V.  |  Kumar, V. S.

No refinery can operate without hydrogen (H<sub>2</sub>) because it is needed in all hydroprocessing technologies to remove sulfurous impurities and produce products at the correct specifications. With each passing day, the importance of H<sub>2</sub> in refineries is increasing as crude oil gets heavier and more sour while product specifications are simultaneously getting tighter.

Decarbonization opportunities in refinery and petrochemical complex-organic Rankine cycles

Fluor, India: Srivastava, A.  |  Bist, J.  |  Singh, N.

In an organization’s pursuit of decarbonization, significant opportunities exist in recovering waste heat from high-temperature streams instead of rejecting it to heat sinks. This article analyzes the economics of using the organic Rankine cycle (ORC) to recover waste heat and generate electricity.

Nigeria's NNPC partners local firm on new 100,000 bpd refinery

Nigeria's state-owned oil firm NNPC Ltd signed an agreement allowing a local refiner to build and operate a 100,000 bpd refinery within NNPC's Port Harcourt Refinery complex in the south of the country.